Monday, March 9, 2015
NoVo Foundation Celebrates International Women’s Day
Every day, we are inspired by stories of amazing girls and women who are standing up to injustice and demanding a better future. Whether at home, in school, at work, or on the global stage, these acts of courage are changing the world.
But even in the face of this progress, daunting challenges remain. One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner. Some 700 million women alive today were married before the age of 18. Of the 4.5 million people who are victims of sexual exploitation, 98 percent are women and girls....